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Tag Archives: kabobs

Chicken Kabobs with Avocado Tzaziki Sauce

Posted on February 06, 2015 by

Not your traditional chicken souvlaki!

Not your traditional chicken souvlaki!

Ingredients:

Chicken Kabobs:
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast (or tenders) sliced thin, lengthwise
1 Tbsp greek seasoning mix
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dried tarragon
2 Tbsp olive oil
Avocado Tzatziki:
1 avocado, pitted and mashed
1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1/2 tsp kosher salt
1/2 tsp fresh ground black pepper
6-8 drops tabasco sauce
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 Tbsp greek seasoning mix

 

Directions:

  1. Add avocado, greek yogurt and lemon juice for tzatziki sauce to blender or food processor. Whirl until smooth and creamy. Add remaining ingredients and pulse again. Spoon into bowl and refrigerate (covered) until ready to serve.
  2. Slice chicken breasts lengthwise into thin strips (or use chicken tenders). Place in a large ziploc bag. Add seasonings and shake until evenly coated.
  3. Using bamboo skewers, thread 2 or 3 strips of chicken onto skewer. Grill over medium high heat. Cook about 4-6 minutes per side, remove when completely cooked.
  4. Serve hot with avocado tzatziki sauce.

Nutritional Info: Serves 6

Calories 197

Protein 28.3g

Fat 11g

Effective Carbs  1.2g

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Adapted from ShugarySweets.com

Asian Chicken Kabobs

Posted on November 28, 2014 by

Ingredients

1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 each small zucchini

8 each Mushrooms, fresh, large

1 cup chopped red bell peppers

2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

2 tbsp cooking sherry

1 tsp sesame oil

2 each medium garlic cloves

2 each fresh green onions

 

Directions

  1. In large plastic resealable food storage bag, place chicken with zucchini, mushrooms and bell peppers.
  2. In small bowl whisk soy sauce, sherry, oil and garlic.
  3. Pour mixture over chicken and vegetables and seal bag.
  4. Turn bag to coat contents and allow to marinate in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes or up to 4 hours.
  5. Place 4 – 12″ skewers in water and let soak 20 minutes.
  6. Drain and reserve marinade in small saucepan.
  7. Bring marinade to boil for 2 minutes.
  8. Arrange chicken, zucchini, mushrooms, and onions equally on each skewer.
  9. Coat broiler pan with cooking spray.
  10. Place kabobs on broiler pan. Brush with marinade.
  11. Place kabobs 5 to 6 inches from heat and broil for 5 minutes.
  12. Turn kabobs over and brush with remaining marinade.
  13. Broil kabobs for an additional 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  14. Transfer kabobs to serving platter.

Makes 4 servings.

 

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 206

Total Fat 3.4g

Total Carbohydrates 8.6g

Dietary Fiber 2.1g

Protein 33g

Print Recipe – Asian Chicken Kabobs

From dLife.com

Spicy Salmon Kabobs

Posted on September 27, 2013 by

It will quickly become one of your favorite recipes – and so easy!

Spicy Salmon Kabobs

Spicy Salmon Kabobs

Ingredients

2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano

2 teaspoons sesame seeds

1 teaspoon ground cumin

1 teaspoon kosher salt

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 1/2 pounds skinless salmon fillet (preferably wild), cut into 1-inch pieces

2 lemons, very thinly sliced into rounds

2 tablespoons olive oil

 

Directions

Soak wooden skewers for 1 hour.

Prepare grill for medium heat. Mix oregano, sesame seeds, cumin, salt, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl to combine; set spice mixture aside.

Beginning and ending with salmon, thread salmon and folded lemon slices onto 12 pairs of parallel skewers to make 12 kebabs total. Brush with oil and season with reserved spice mixture.

Grill, turning occasionally, until fish is opaque throughout, 5–8 minutes.

 

Makes 6 servings

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 260

Total Fat 15g

Total Carbohydrates 2g

Dietary Fiber .6g

Protein 30g

Adapted from bonappetit.com

Print recipe – Spicy Salmon Kabobs